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  • 1999 Cobalt Networks, Inc. (\dkh) Cobalt NASRaQ for the Technical Overview
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  • 1999 Cobalt Networks, Inc. (\dkh) NASRaQ Hardware Files best served reliably
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  • 1999 Cobalt Networks, Inc. (\dkh) Hardware Specifications 10/100 Ethernet External Ultra Narrow SCSI 45W max power LED status lights; front and back 1 RU form factor enables up to 40 units in a standard rack Various RAM sizes (upgradeable) Various hard drive configurations Serial Console Interface
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  • 1999 Cobalt Networks, Inc. (\dkh) LCD Panel Set IP number* (ifconfig) Set subnet mask (ifconfig) Set gateway (ifconfig) Can restart or shutdown system (shutdown) Note: Panel has root-level access Small pinhole resets admin password *DHCP server can assign IP number
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  • 1999 Cobalt Networks, Inc. (\dkh) Software Specifications LINUXCobalts Way
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  • 1999 Cobalt Networks, Inc. (\dkh) Software Specifications Cobalt LINUX ported from Red Hat LINUX to MIPS platform Kernel 2.0.34 (with Cobalt enhancements) Samba for Windows Files Sharing Netatalk for AppleShare IP
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  • 1999 Cobalt Networks, Inc. (\dkh) NASRaQ Initial Setup The Welcome Screen and Setup Wizard
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  • 1999 Cobalt Networks, Inc. (\dkh) Welcome From ANY html browser access the RaQ 2 using the IP number (Windows, MacOS, LINUX, etc.)
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  • 1999 Cobalt Networks, Inc. (\dkh) Web Setup Page 1/6 Click NEXT button Setup other network settings Setup hostname
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  • 1999 Cobalt Networks, Inc. (\dkh) Web Setup Page 2/6 By inputting an email address, the system can notify the admin of system status Input password for administrator twice
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  • 1999 Cobalt Networks, Inc. (\dkh) Web Setup Page 3/6 Decide on what services to use
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  • 1999 Cobalt Networks, Inc. (\dkh) Web Setup Page 4/6 Set the time and input an NTP server if desired
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  • 1999 Cobalt Networks, Inc. (\dkh) WARNING! Your choice of user authentication mode cannot be changed after completing the setup wizard. Web Setup Page 5/6 from Decide if the NASRaQ will use login accounts locally or from a Windows NT Server Primary Domain Controller (PDC) This dialogue confirms your choice
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  • 1999 Cobalt Networks, Inc. (\dkh) Web Setup Page 6/6 Decide whether to stripe or mirror the hard drives - Striping allows faster access and larger, single- volume storage space - Mirroring allows for better data security replicating drive contents between the two drives This dialogue confirms your choice
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  • 1999 Cobalt Networks, Inc. (\dkh) Click here to enter administrative mode or use the URL as represented here
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  • 1999 Cobalt Networks, Inc. (\dkh) NASRaQ Administration Reducing work
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  • 1999 Cobalt Networks, Inc. (\dkh) The Role of the admin User
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  • 1999 Cobalt Networks, Inc. (\dkh) Control Panel: Services The Control Panel | Services allows services control and configurations
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  • 1999 Cobalt Networks, Inc. (\dkh) Control Panel: RAID RAID settings cannot be modifiedto change the RAID setting, the NASRaQ requires rebuilding
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  • 1999 Cobalt Networks, Inc. (\dkh) Control Panel: Access Rights Default setting has telnet access off
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  • 1999 Cobalt Networks, Inc. (\dkh) Add Users To add a user, click on Add User Here, a couple of users have already been added Screen changes to add users
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  • 1999 Cobalt Networks, Inc. (\dkh) Add Groups Same for adding groups Click on Add Group Only lowercase alphabetic, digits, (.), (-) and (_) are allowed in group names.
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  • 1999 Cobalt Networks, Inc. (\dkh) Add Shares A self-explanatory way to add shares Shares create folders for users to utilize either through Network Neighborhood or Chooser
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  • 1999 Cobalt Networks, Inc. (\dkh) Maintenance: Backup To backup, select Enable, choose who to backup, and click Save Changes NASRaQ creates a share called Backup and includes a file named etc.tar. Once mounted, a backup server, like Legato Networker, will backup the folder and its contents
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  • 1999 Cobalt Networks, Inc. (\dkh) Maintenance: Restore
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  • 1999 Cobalt Networks, Inc. (\dkh) System Status: Disk System Status reports on various tolerance levels E.g. Click on Shares/Volumes to see this
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  • 1999 Cobalt Networks, Inc. (\dkh) System Status: RAID RAID system status
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  • 1999 Cobalt Networks, Inc. (\dkh) Active Monitor Active Monitor quickly gives notice of pending problems
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  • 1999 Cobalt Networks, Inc. (\dkh) The Role of the User
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  • 1999 Cobalt Networks, Inc. (\dkh) User Self Administration Users can change their own passwords and email addresses without contacting the admin users

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